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eHealth Technologies innovates to improve patient access to life-saving medical treatments

Dan Torrens has been named CEO of eHealth Technologies. E-health technologies logo New leaders will drive digital solutions that accelerate care for the critically ill ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA, March 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — When time means life or death for patients with serious diagnoses, eHealth Technologies™ offers powerful digital solutions that advance the delivery […]

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Overseas medical treatment costs Nigeria $11 billion

Overseas medical treatment continues despite Buhari’s promise to end it By Jeph Ajobaju, Editor-in-Chief Nigerians have spent $11.01 billion on medical care abroad in 10 years, according to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) balance of payments data, a capital flight that is depleting foreign exchange reserves and weakens the naira. Nigerians spent $11.01 billion on […]

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New perspectives in the medical treatment of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: immune checkpoint inhibitors and beyond

This article was originally published here Cells. 2022 Jan 21;11(3):357. doi: 10.3390/cells11030357. ABSTRACT Non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) is characterized by a high cure rate, but also by a non-negligible probability of recurrence and risk of progression to a muscle-invasive disease. Management of NMIBC requires appropriate local resection and staging, followed by risk-based treatment with […]

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A cutting-edge medical treatment offering a new lease of life to heart failure patients

Although the heart is the strongest muscle in the human body, the gradual weakening of the heart muscles reduces the functioning of the heart and the patient leads to a condition called heart failure. However, this does not mean that the heart has failed or stopped working, but rather that the heart is working at […]

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Washington lawmakers are considering a bill to legalize psilocybin for medical treatment

February 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. Job : February 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. “Psilocybin cubensis mushroom” by Kristie’s NaturesPortraits is licensed under CC BY 2.0 OLYMPIA, Wash. — Known for decades as the “magic mushrooms,” lawmakers in Washington will consider legalizing the use of psilocybin to treat various illnesses like PTSD and depression. Senate Bill 5660 […]

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Simplifying the medical treatment of glaucoma for our patients

Adherence to lifelong glaucoma treatment demands a lot from our patients. They must be able to afford and acquire their medications, remember the daily dosing schedule, be able to tolerate the drops well enough not to skip doses, and be physically successful in instilling the drops. That’s a lot to ask of patients, especially as […]

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Bortezomib-induced reversible cardiomyopathy: cured with guideline-compliant medical treatment

This article was originally published here Cureus. 2021 Dec 9;13(12):e20295. doi: 10.7759/cureus.20295. eCollection 2021 Dec. ABSTRACT Bortezomib (BTZ) is a proteasome inhibitor (PI) used for the treatment of several hematological malignancies, including multiple myeloma (MM) and various lymphomas, including mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). It acts via disruption of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway which plays a major […]

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Endoscopic sinus surgery with medical treatment versus medical treatment for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial

Fund Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is a common operation in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP) when medical treatment alone is insufficient. No randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of ESS have been published. Our aim was to assess the effectiveness of ESS plus medical treatment versus medical treatment alone in patients with […]

Alternative medicine

Can strokes be treated with alternative medicine?

The Stroke Treatment Market is Expected to Reach a Value of $15 billion by 2027 Algernon Pharmaceuticals, a drug repurposing company, is investigating the use of established psychedelic drug DMT for stroke treatment Algernon plans to be the first company in the world to pursue DMT for stroke in humans Commercials and public service announcements […]

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Patients with malignant glaucoma respond better to surgical treatment than to medical treatment

November 19, 2021 1 minute read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: SL side. Treatment regimens for malignant glaucoma in the United States: analysis of the IRIS registry. Presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology; November 12-15, 2021; New Orleans. Disclosures: Cote does not report any relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL […]

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Endocrine Society Reading Room | The limited efficacy of medical therapy in primary aldosteronism

Primary aldosteronism or primary hyperaldosteronism (PA) is the excessive production of aldosterone by the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal glands resulting in secondary hypertension. Although initially thought to be a rare cause of secondary hypertension with a prevalence of 4.3 mmol/L with a median reference range of 3.5 to 5.0 mmol/L). Of the 155 patients […]

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Getting High with Medical Treatment: Medical Cannabis Use and the Legal Approach – Healthcare Series 14

The use of medicinal cannabis dates back to around 2700 BC. It first appeared in traditional Chinese medicine and was used as medicine during surgery. However, the medical use of cannabis was mainly localized in India. While medical cannabis was used in limited areas in other countries, in India it was used as a treatment […]

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HRS 2021: Early VT catheter ablation beats medical treatment in patients at risk of sudden death

Roderick Tung Results from the PAUSE-SCD trial show a significant reduction in the risk of recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT), cardiovascular hospitalization and death when catheter ablation is used as an early first-line treatment for patients with structural heart disease. The PAUSE-SCD trial is the first VT ablation trial to include patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy and […]

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Software to Guide Medical Therapy in CI Earns FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

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Metabolic surgery may be more effective than medical therapy for long-term control of type 2 diabetes

1. The 10-year remission rates were significantly higher for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) than for medical treatment. 2. Patients in the BPD and RYGB groups had fewer diabetes-related complications. Level of evidence assessment: 1 (Excellent) Overview of the study: Compared to conventional therapy, metabolic surgery results in significant short-term improvements in […]

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Trichotest™ genetic test that supports the medical treatment of hair loss

Miami-based hair restoration expert and facial plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Epstein brings personalized treatment for alopecia to Florida MIAMI, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — A leader in the field of hair restoration, Dr. Jeffrey Epstein is now the first in Florida and one of the first in the United States to offer the newest and […]

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10-year RCT analysis suggests metabolic surgery is best medical therapy for T2D control

Data from a follow-up analysis of a randomized controlled trial suggest that weight loss surgery may be a more effective strategy than conventional medical therapy for the long-term control of type 2 diabetes. A 10-year follow-up to a trial comparing metabolic surgery to medical therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes, findings suggest metabolic surgery […]

Alternative medicine

Using alternative medicine for the treatment of coronavirus

In the absence of approved drugs for the novel coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicine, often on the advice of their governments. This is particularly evident in China and India, two densely populated countries with a long history and tradition of touting such treatments, and where access to conventional medicine is sometimes limited. […]